Customizing render materials


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Customizing render materials

If you've ever bought a suit off the rack, you know that it never fits as well as if you had it professionally tailored. Well, AutoCAD materials work the same way. We start out by inserting the off the rack materials from the library and after viewing the first rendering, we need to come back and tailor the materials to suit our needs. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to customize our render materials. As you can see I'm still in the assembly drawing. This is right where we left off in the last session. My Materials Browser is open and docked to the interface.

I'd like to do one thing. Let's ensure that we're looking at our saved rendered view. To do that I'm going to go the Home tab, and then I'll come down to the View panel, I'll open up the Saved View menu and I'll select Rendered View. To edit a material, we can double- click the swatch in the Materials Browser. This brings up the Material Editor. From here, we have access to all of the set...

Customizing render materials
Video duration: 5m 17s 3h 46m Intermediate

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Customizing render materials provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 New Features

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